Gareth Southgate drops Dele Alli from latest England squad
England manager Gareth Southgate made some big decisions for the latest England side. Fikayo Tomori and Tammy Abraham were called up to the side for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against the
However, there were some shock omissions with Dele Alli, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Aaron Wan-Bissaka missing the cut.
Jesse Lingard and Kyle Walker are two other big names to miss out in the squad, and Southgate claimed that a lack of form and games is one reason for Alli to be dropped from the team (h/t Metro):
“Alex has only had a couple of games. It’s a bit like Dele. Their seasons haven’t really got going,”
The manager added that Lingard was left out due to a lack of goals, and finding the back of the net was important for attacking midfielders.
Alli’s struggles in front of goal
The 23-year-old has had his injury problems over the past season or so and hasn’t found the back of the net in this campaign.
The Englishman has started both of our Champions League games and only picked up 31 minutes in the Premier League.
Alli also struggled for goals in the previous campaign with only five Premier League goals from 25 games. The attacking midfielder isn’t the only one not at his best this season, and Mauricio Pochettino has a tough job on his hands too.
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Dropping Alli from the England side should give him time to work at Tottenham. Hopefully, the Englishman is back to his best soon as we need him to perform this season.